Experience

Sophomore captain no stranger to big plays

Jesus Cano, jcano@lmcexperince.com

September 14, 2017


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Mustang linebacker Charlie Ramirez Jr. may have made an early impact in the 2017 season by intercepting a pass during the opener against Reedley College and returning it for a touchdown, but the sophomore stand-out has been making big plays all of his career. “That play not only set the tone for the game, but for the entire season,” said Ramirez, who was named one of...

Volleyball gets the W

Volleyball gets the W

Carlos Ruiz, cruiz@lmcexperience.com

September 14, 2017


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LMC opens 1-0

Mustangs kickoff season with victory at home

Mustangs kickoff season with victory at home

Jesus Cano, jcano@lmcexperience.com

September 7, 2017


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Los Medanos College’s Mustang Football season opener on September 2 started off with a bang, as on the third play of the game team captain Charlie Ramirez Jr. returned an interception to the house helping to defeat the Reedley College Tigers 35-20. “This game puts us on the right pace to let us...

One win, one loss in Mustang Classic

One win, one loss in Mustang Classic

Adria Watson and Carlos Ruiz

September 6, 2017


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The Mustang Classic, a one-day tournament held Wednesday Sept. 6, allowed four teams — Merced College, San Jose City College, Contra Costa Community College and LMC — to play against one another before the start of the new season. “With our new facility we want to have teams not in our conference...

Trade creates rivalry

Jonathan Little, Jlittle@lmcexperience.com

September 5, 2017


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The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics finalized a deal Aug. 31 completing one of the most blockbuster trades in National Basketball Association history. The trade sent All-NBA point guard and all-star Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics for rising star point guard Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder,...

Stangs ready for challenge

Stangs ready for challenge

Andrew Gonzales, agonzales@lmcexperience.com

August 31, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, volleyball

The sports teams that rise up and are great for one year are a great story to tell, but the ones that can string together consecutive years and have continual success are the ones who are truly remembered. This year, the Los Medanos College women’s volleyball team looks to follow the path of the latter,...

World Series or bust

Jesse Gomez, jgomez@lmcexperience.com

August 31, 2017


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National league west leaders, the Los Angeles Dodgers are having a magical season thus far. So special in fact that this team seems to have a real shot at breaking the all-time regular season wins record of 116, shared by the 1906 Chicago cubs and the 2001 Seattle Mariners. The Dodgers are currently...

Scoreless opener

Scoreless opener

Jonathan Little, jlittle@lmcexperience.com

August 31, 2017


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The Los Medanos College Mustangs women’s soccer team went toe to toe with the Chabot College Gladiators in a physical game that ended in a scoreless draw Tuesday night. Chabot started with the ball  at the outset of the game, and  took control, in the first few minutes pressing the Mustang defense and trying to expose&nbs...

Football back in full force

Football back in full force

Carlos Ruiz, cruiz@lmcexperience.com

August 25, 2017


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As the fall semester begins, the  LMC football team is gearing up for the 2017 season and preparing themselves for the season opener against Reedley College Sept. 2. Last season, the Mustangs finished in second place in the Pacific 7 division with an 8-3 overall record, behind the undefeated S...

Soccer squad aims for bounce-back year

Soccer squad aims  for bounce-back year

Jonathan Little, jlittle@lmcexperience.com

August 22, 2017


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The Los Medanos College women’s soccer team experienced a tough season last year. The Stangs ended the campaign with a record of 2-7-1, resulting in a .250 winning percentage. The team is looking to bounce back this year  and improve on a forgettable 2016 season. Last fall was Zach Sullivan’s fir...

Athletes can be misunderstood

Austin Herrington, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

A common misconception for athletes is they are students who just play sports in school to become popular and well known throughout campus. But the biggest one yet is that people believe athletes are not smart and have that stereotypical face on them known as a “dumb jock." Athletes are one of the most disciplined...

Mustangs upset Bulldogs in three game series

Carlos Ruiz, cruiz@lmcexperience.com

May 11, 2017


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The Los Medanos College baseball team shocked the California college baseball world after defeating the No.1 seeded College in Northern California — San Mateo. The 17th seeded Mustangs edged out the Coast Golden Gate division champions by winning the series 2-1 away. After extending their postseas...

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